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Federal Grant Programs

This Sustainable Communities Partnership page lists grants, assistance, and programs that aid communities in green infrastructure and urban forestry planning and implementation.

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Pittsburgh Urban Forest Master Plan

Noted for intensive community outreach and citizen input, the Pittsburgh Urban Forest Master Plan covers all the bases and is an excellent model for other cities.

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“The Power of Tree Canopy” Presentation

This presentation will introduce the science and motivating questions behind UTC data collection and analysis, illustrating the value of integrating tree canopy data with ecological, social, and economic data to achieve municipal goals.

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Longitudinal Effects on Mental Health of Moving to Greener and Less Green Urban Areas

This study used panel data to explore three different hypotheses about how moving to greener or less green areas may affect mental health over time.

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Philadelphia’s Municipal Departments: The Foundation for the Green Renaissance

Long before Mayor Michael Nutter proclaimed that he wanted to make Philadelphia the greenest city in America, the Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) and the Department of Parks and Recreation (PPR) had been working toward that goal. The PPR (formerly the Fairmount Park Commission) was initially focused on acquiring land along the city’s riverfronts to prevent […]

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